Florence

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Located on the central Oregon coast at the mouth of the Siuslaw River, Florence offers visitors the opportunity to experience all of the region’s variety in one visit. From freshwater lakes to miles of sand dunes and world-class landmarks like Heceta Head Lighthouse and the Sea Lion Caves, Florence is a favorite destination for visitors across the globe.

 

Oregon Coast

Florence is located in Oregon Coast, home to 363 miles of secluded beaches, sand dunes, crashing waves, lighthouses and towering forests.

Nearby cities are: Reedsport, Yachats, Winchester Bay, and Waldport.

an Oregon StoryRoad Trip: Florence

by Eileen Garvin / June 26, 2014

The Central Coast town of Florence (pop. 8,500), set on the Siuslaw River just off of Highway 101, hasa charm all its own. With the Old Town neighborhood tucked under the shadow of the 1930s Siuslaw River Bridge and bookended by the national dunes…

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an ItineraryRiding The Dunes

by John Waller / August 1, 2010

The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area is 40 miles of rolling sand mounts that tower at 500 feet in the air; it’s the largest concentration of sand dunes in the country and unique to any coastline in the world. As Oregonians we take…

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a Grant’s GetawayHeceta Head Lighthouse is Back

by Grant McOmie / June 2, 2013

You can learn much about our state by exploring the many towering whitewashed wonders that rise above the Oregon coastline. Oregon’s lonesome-looking sentinels are prized for the scenic moments that capture our hearts, plus the sheer rugged…

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a Grant’s GetawayOregon Dunes

by Grant McOmie / June 3, 2011

It is a sight that takes the breath away and fills us with surprise! It is a timeless coastal treasure a giant sandbox with plenty of elbowroom to stretch out and play The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area covers forty-two miles from Florence to…

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Find things to see and do In Florence

  1.     Attractions
    1.     Amusement Parks
    2.     Aquariums & Zoos
    3.     Art Galleries & Studios
    4.     Casinos
    5.     Movies and TV filmed in Oregon
    6.     Museums & Interpretive Centers
    7.     Outdoors & Nature
    8.     Performing Arts
    9.     Shopping
    10.     Theater
    11.     Tour Companies & Guides
  2.     Recreation
    1.     Birding
    2.     Camping
    3.     Cycling
    4.     Fishing
    5.     Golf
    6.     Guides & Charters
      1.     Back Country Guides
      2.     Bicycle Guides
      3.     Charter Boats
      4.     Fishing Guides
      5.     Hunting Guides
      6.     Jet Boat Charters
      7.     Outdoor Guides
      8.     Whitewater Guides
    7.     Hiking
    8.     Indoor Sports
    9.     Jet Boating
    10.     Kayaking
    11.     Oregon Adventurecations
    12.     Oregon Wintercation
    13.     Rafting
    14.     Scenic Byways
    15.     Snow Sports
    16.     Sustainable Travel
  3.     Eat & Drink
    1.     Artisan Producers
    2.     Beer & Breweries
    3.     Coffee & Tea
    4.     Culinary Experiences
    5.     Distilleries in Oregon
    6.     Farmers' Markets
    7.     Farms & Farm Stays
    8.     Oregon Food Trips
    9.     Picking & Foraging
    10.     Ranches & Ranch Stays
    11.     Restaurants
      1.     American
      2.     Asian Fusion
      3.     Cajun / Creole
      4.     Chinese
      5.     French Bistros
      6.     Greek
      7.     Irish
      8.     Italian
      9.     Japanese
      10.     Latino
      11.     Mediterranean
      12.     Pacific Northwest
      13.     Pizza
      14.     Seafood
      15.     Southern
      16.     Thai
    12.     Seafood
    13.     Wineries & Wine
  4.     Oregon Heritage
    1.     Covered Bridges
    2.     Ghost Towns
    3.     Heritage Areas
    4.     Heritage Museums
    5.     Indian Country
    6.     Lighthouses
    7.     Old West & Oregon Trail
  5.     Natural Wonders
    1.     Bodies of Water
      1.     Lakes & Reservoirs
      2.     Rivers
      3.     Waterfalls
    2.     Forests, Parks & Refuges
      1.     National Forests & Parks
      2.     National Wildlife Refuges and Areas
      3.     State Parks
    3.     Mountains & Hills
  6.     Events
    1.     Animal & Agriculture Events
    2.     Culinary Events
    3.     Cultural Heritage Events
    4.     Exhibit & Lecture Events
    5.     Fairs & Festivals
    6.     Flower & Garden Events
    7.     Oregon Food Trips
    8.     Performing Art Events
    9.     Sports Events
    10.     Visual Art Events
    11.     Volunteer Events
    12.     Wintercation Events
  7. All Places to Stay
  8.     Lodging
    1.     Bed and Breakfasts
    2.     Hotel / Motel
    3.     Vacation Rentals
  9.     RV Parks
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Florence Area Chamber of Commerce 290 Hwy. 101, Florence 541.997.3128 www.FlorenceChamber.com
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